Monthly Archives: May 2011


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Indelible   by Kristen Heitzmann   About the book: In a clash of light and darkness, can courage prevail? Rescuing a toddler from the jaws of a mountain lion, Trevor MacDaniel, a high-country outfi tter, sets in motion events he can’t foresee. His act of bravery entwines his life with gifted sculptor Natalie Reeve—and attracts a grim admirer. Trevor’s need to guard and protect is born of tragedy, prompting his decision to become a search and rescue volunteer. Natalie’s gift […]

Indelible by Kristen Heitzmann Book Review


Another week, another menu…I feed my family of four on a monthly budget of $250.  That budget includes any going out to eat, diapers for my son, and general household needs (toiletries, cat food, etc).  I wanted to post what we eat on a weekly basis to give you an idea (an asterisk indicates a new recipe I’m trying) :   Monday 5/30 – *Ranch potato cubes, grilled chicken, salad     Tuesday 5/31 – bread twists, fruit platter   […]

Menu Monday



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I’m SO glad I made my list easy for last week, because I have gotten sick.  Yep, cause you know, it’s still cold and flu season.  Wait, what?  It’s May?  The END of May?  Are you sure?  Cause it still feels like early spring where I’m at!   Here’s how I did: Arcadia Cares Carnival – YES, and let me tell you…we thought we could hold it outside because the weather was decent.  Then ONE HOUR before it started, the […]

5 Things Challenge


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Anyone ever read this? (photo)   I never have, but I confess, I’m seriously considering it.   You know the feeling when you’re sick?  You know what it’s like when you think you’re sick in part because of all the dust in the house from your husbands’ unfinished project that was supposed to take 2 days, and now, 3 weeks later, it’s still not close? (The view of the doorway)   Yeah, I thought you did. (the inside of the […]

My “Better” Half



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Woo hoo for 3-4 day weekends!  My kids each get a 4-day weekend, and the hubby gets 3 days.  What will we do?  Catch up on housework, probably.  Cause we’re so fun and cool like that.   Enjoy the freebies!   The EPA has a few different publications available for free, including Sun Safety For Kids. Sign up here for free Osteo Bi-Flex samples!     Get a John Frieda Root Awakening sample from Walmart, if you haven’t yet.   […]

Friday’s Freebies


I was going through a book of quotes I’ve collected, and I came across this one…had to share.  Enjoy!   Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? According to…   Louis Farrakhan:  The road, you see, represents the black man.  The chicken crossed the “black man” in order to trample and keep him down. Colonel Sanders:  I missed one? L.A. Police Department:  Give us five minutes with the chicken and we’ll find out. Richard M. Nixon:  The chicken did not […]

Funny Friday



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Thanks One Cheap Chick for sharing these activities for those local to Utah:   Fish for Free on June 4th – This day is the one day of the year you can go fishing and don’t need a license to do so in the state of Utah.  The Utah Division of Wildlife Services will be putting extra fish into lakes and reservoirs just for this event.  Go HERE for more information. Free “Star Parties” in Midvale and Salt Lake this […]

Free Activities in Utah